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, as long as i'm in the senate kentucky will have a voice instead of san francisco and martha's vineyard. [cheering] look at all these liberals, all these liberals come down here to push me around. they're not going to get away with it, are they? >> no! >> rand paul, ed whitfield and i take kentucky's fight to the liberals every single day. let me give you an example. a few months ago, the nanny state liberals decided to, the nanny state liberals decided you couldn't fish below the dams on the river anymore. well i rounded up the groups. we all got together with ed whitfield and rand paul and you can still fish below the dams. we stopped them. [cheering] back at beginning of the year they tried to raise taxes on everybody. i led the charge to save 99% of kentuckians from a tax increase. [cheers] they tried to bully, they tried to bully conservatives over at the irs but we called them out. [cheering] look, you can't get anything of those done from the back bench. that's why it is important, very, very important, to keep kentucky's voice strong. we've obviously got some big elections comin
's first ladies. week martha washington to ann gel la -- angelica van buren. starting tonight at 9 p.m. eastern on c-span. and during tonight's program on martha washington, join in the conversation with historian and author patricia brady at facebook.com/c-span. >> members of the house oversight subcommittee recently examined the legality of a government rule authorizing tabs credits for americans -- tax credits for americans who buy health insurance through federally-run exchanges. republicans argue the law allows tax credits only if for those receiving insurance through state-based exchanges. oversight committee chairman darrell issa threatened the official with subpoenas if the treasury department does not provide more information about the rulemaking process. the tax credits issue is currently the subject of a lawsuit brought by the state of oklahoma. this runs about 90 minutes. >> emily mcmahon is the deputy assistant for tax policy, u.s. department of treasury. thank you for being here. pursuant to all committee rule, all witnesses are sworn inng before they testify. if you'd
sequestration. >> i'm martha covan the associate director for -- office of manage and budget which is part of the executive oversee the budget of a number of federal agencies including education, the administration for children and families at hhs where the head start program is. >> hi cay within the department hhs hhs and i started my early childhood career twenty years ago in a head start agency in brooklyn. so i'm really happy to be here today. i'm sharon from the center on budget and policy priorities. where i'm the vice president of budget policy and economic opportunity. this is a second go around for me at the center budget and friar returning in november, i worked for secretary inteel yous -- inteem use. >> i'm the manager director my work mostly focuses on the federal budget, deficits, and debt. >> great. i was wondering for we could start with you. we heard the numbers that have been mentioned in introduction about the over 57,000 slots that vitamin be lost. i wonder if you might be able to drill down a little bit more to that. i know, that the office of head start has some addit
and i'm excited to be here today to share some of our concerns about sequestration. >> i i am martha coven the associate director for education income maintenance and labor at the office of management and budget which is part of the executive office of the president samba half of the president we ever see the budgets of the number of budgets including education and administration were children and families for the head start program is. >> i am colleen. i'm the director of policy and planning at the office of head start within the department of health and human services and i started my early childhood career 20 years ago in the head start agency in brooklyn so i'm really happy to be here today. >> i am sharon from the center of budget and policy priorities. i'm the vice president of budget policy. this is the second go-round for me at the center budget. i worked for secretary sebelius at the department of health and human services. >> i michael lind and the managing director here at the center for american progress. >> colleen i was wondering if we could start with you. we have hear
that the president himself made in martha's vineyard last week at the beginning of july, the president announced publicly that our review, that our aid and assistance relationship with egypt was under review. we have made these announcements and these decisions public, and we've explained to them, to you and your viewers why these decisions were made and why these actions were taken. >> a couple other quick ones. what do you say to our allies like israel and saudi arabia that are saying they are backing the military government and that the u.s. should be backing the military government in egypt because they're going to bring stability maybe not today, but in the long run, they're bringing stability. what do you say to our allies? >> well, what i would say to anybody who asks is that we have expressed our strong concerns, in fact, our condemnation about the failure of the interim government in egypt, the one you're referring to, to respect basic human rights. in fact, they went beyond just disrespecting those rights and perpetrated terrible violence against many be peaceful protesters. that is so
of these women and their influence on the presidency. watch the encore presentation from martha washington to i'd saw dc kinly -- ida mckinly next week on c-span. >> and the u.s. senate about to gavel in. senators will begin today with general speeches, and at 11 eastern they'll consider a nomination for the u.s. appeals court. that vote will be followed on a vote about limiting debate to transportation, housing and community development projects. this afternoon senators debate the nomination of samantha power for u.s. ambassador to the united nations. we have live coverage now of the senate here on c-span2. senate will come to order. the chaplain, dr. barry black, will lead the senate in prayer. the chaplain: let us pray. eternal lord god, the source of our life, you are high above all, yet in all. keep us from becoming weary in doing what is right, as you use us for your instruments in these challenging times. empower our senators to bring your freedom to those shackled by fear. help them to lift the burdens that are too heavy for people to carry. lengthen their vision that they may see bey
's vacationing in martha's vineyard. here is part of the remarks. >>> that's why we are so concerned by recent events. we appreciate the complexity of the situation. mohammed morsi was elected president in a democratic lek, his government was not inclusive, and it not respect the view of all jinxes. we know that many egyptiansing with millions of egyptians, perhaps even a majority of egyptians were calling far change in course. while we conot believe that force is the way to resolve political differences, after the military's intervention several weeks ago, there remain a chance for reconciliation and an opportunity pursue a democratic path. instead we have seen a more dangerous path taken through arbitrary arrests, a broad crackdown on mr. morsi's associations, and supporters and now tragically violence in sake of the lives of hundreds of people and wounded thousand more. the united states strongly condemns the steps that have been taken by egypt's interim government and security forces. we deplore violence against civilians. we support universal right essential to human dignity. including th
-span expected in about ten minutes from now at 10:15 eastern. the president is speaking from martha's vineyard where he and his family have been vacationing. again lie of at 10:15 eastern on c-span. tonight on the town hall we are asking who do you think this represents the future we will get established and up-and-coming political figures and ask republicans, democrats and third party supporters to call in and tell us who they are watching and looking to lead their party in the next presidential election and beyond. here is a preview. >> starting in 2013, this year, there are two gubernatorial races in the united states. there's new jersey where chris christie is clinging on to the 30-point lead over his democratic opponent. >> i think that he outweighs the area. [laughter] >> outweighs most. let's be clear. but he's going to win. i am a new jerseyian. there are some who are not enamored of him. come to new jersey and when you spend some time in new jersey i think you might understand that regardless of what you think of him on a more national stage, he is exactly what the state of new jersey
. deputy press secretary read a statement today at a briefing at martha's vineyard where president obama is vacationing. >> the united states strongly condemns the use of violence against protesters in egypt. we extend our condolences to the families of those have been killed, and to the injured. we have repeatedly called on egyptian military and security forces to show restraint, and the for the government to respect the universal rights of its citizens, just as we were urge protesters to demonstrate peacefully. the violence will only make it more difficult to move in egypt forward on a path to lasting stability and democracy. and ron streck the counter to the pledges by the interim government to pursue reconciliation. we also strongly oppose a return to a state of emergency law, and call on the government to respect basic human rights, such as freedom of peaceful assembly and due process under the law. the world is watching what is happening in cairo. we urge the government of egypt, and all parties in egypt, to refrain from violence and resolve their differences peacefully. so without
the martha we're all here to talk about, bobby kennedy actually came to the national congress of american indians, a little known fact, probably, in this room. [laughter] that's why i wanted to use this moment to tell it to you. and he made a statement that said he noted the ironny that native people have been denied equal opportunity in the greatest free country in the world. and then he quoted chief joseph of the necessary pierce tribe who said, made the statement in 1877, and he said whenever the white man treats the indian as he treats his own kind, then we will have no more wars. and i actually think that statement, although we probably wouldn't use those same words today, is the thought behind it is reality. the harsh reality that from access to equal education to financial services to affordable housing, um, all of those things create real barriers to our economic abilities of our communities today. so today we're going to join by the right panel of the right folks here with bill and mark lopez and lisa, we're going to have that conversation. so, lisa, i want to start with you. and
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